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Joyce A Henderson

November 12, 1927 ~ February 2, 2024 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Joyce Henderson Obituary

Joyce A. Henderson, 96, Sharpsville, passed away at 11:05 pm on Friday, February 2, 2024, at Waterford Place Health Campus.  She was born on November 12, 1927, in Grand Rapids, MI, the daughter of the late William and Lillian (Middleton) Little.  On February 19, 1947, in Yuma, AZ, she married William D. Henderson, and he preceded her in death on January 30, 2019. 

Joyce graduated from Sharpsville High School in 1946.  She worked for JC Penny, Tipton Building & Loan, and Tri Central High School as the secretary.  She was a member of the Sharpsville United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir.  She was also a member of the Sharpsville Eastern Star, and the card club Jolly Molly’s.  She was a wonderful seamstress who took pride in taking care of her family and home.  Joyce was a very crafty person and a wonderful oil painter. 

Joyce is survived by her daughter, Cheryl (Larry) Myers; grandchildren, Penny (Eric) Zakrzewski, Kelly (Jason) Moffit, and William Kent (Kelly) Henderson; great-grandchildren, Matthew Zakrzewski, Nathan Zakrzewski, Caelan Zakrzewski, Payton (Erik) Beasley, Quinn Moffit, Scarlet Henderson, and William Dean Henderson; great great-grandchild, Ellie Beasley; brother, David Little.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Gary R. Henderson; grandson, Clinton Myers; brothers, Don Little and Arnold Little.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Homes, 1315 W. Lincoln Road, Kokomo, with Pastor Jason Grant officiating.  Burial will follow in Sharpsville Cemetery.  Friends may visit with the family from 4 pm to 7 pm on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Sharpsville UMC or the Samaritan Care Givers.  Messages of condolence may be made online at

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February 6, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Shirley & Stout Funeral Homes & Crematory
1315 West Lincoln Road
Kokomo, IN 46902

Funeral Service
February 7, 2024

11:00 AM
Shirley & Stout Funeral Homes & Crematory
1315 West Lincoln Road
Kokomo, IN 46902


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